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18U’S TAKE DOWN LITTLE BRUINS
by posted 09/14/2019


Marlboro, MA- Bryce Bollman scored twice and Reese Farrell tallied a goal and two assists to lead the 18-and-under team to a 6-1 win over the Little Bruins.
 
Teddy Griffin opened the scoring with a goal from Jack Ring and Farrell with 12:54 remaining in the opening period.
 
Bollman netted his first of the night near the midway point of the second. Andrew Noel set Bollman up on a two-on-one. Bollman passed it over to Tyler Gaulin, who sent it back to Bollman, who redirected it home.
 
The lead grew to 3-0 when Mark Blaney tallied from Gaulin and Adam Schuchart with 5:58 to go in the period.
 
The Little Bruins ruined goaltender Connor Hasley’s shutout bid a minute later, but the 18U’s responded soon after with a goal by Bollman with help from Zach Whitehead and Farrell.
 
Farrell made it 5-1early in the third when converted after flying down the right wing. Blaney was credited with the assist.
 
Chris Dowd rounded out the scoring with help from Lucas Constantine with 4:38 remaining.
 
“It’s pretty tough to go into an in-between game before a rematch, but we knew we had to play a lot harder, especially against a team like the Little Bruins,” stated Bollman. “Those guys are really talented and moved the puck really well.
 
“[Hasley] came up big for us and we owe our game to him,” he continued. “We played really well tonight, everybody’s really excited, but we know we have a big one tomorrow.”
 
The 18U’s go up against the Eastern Mass Senators tomorrow at 2:00 PM at the Devine Memorial Rink in Dorchester.
 
Photo credit: Josh Boyd/ USPHL
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16U’S TIE LITTLE BRUINS
by posted 09/14/2019


Marlboro, MA- Aidan McDonnell scored and Ryan Dailida played a masterful game in net to propel the 16-and-under team to a 1-1 tie in a non-league contest.
 
Dailida and his Little Bruins counterpart kept the teams off the board for the first period.
 
Five minutes into the second, Cam Sullivan fired the puck from the point and McDonnell tipped it in to put the 16U’s up 1-0.
 
The lead lasted going into the final frame, but the Little Bruins tied it up with 14:40 to go in the game.
 
“The team really started to come together today,” stated Dailida. “I think we were one or two plays away from winning. We seemed to eliminate much of the mistakes we were making earlier in the season.
 
“We’ve had a big turnaround. Today was a tight game, and we all had to remain focused on the puck at all times. We have something to prove, especially during our rematch with the Senators tomorrow, and we’re all hungry for wins.”
 
The 16U team takes on the Eastern Mass Senators tomorrow at 4:00 PM in a rematch of last weekend’s game.
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18U's SKATE TO DRAW AGAINST SENATORS
by posted 09/07/2019


Ashburnham, MA- The GBL Boston Jr. Bruins 18-and-under team skated to a hard-fought 3-3 tie against the Eastern Mass Senators at Cushing Academy on Saturday.
 
The Senators got on the board first with a goal that was redirected past Veeti Kohvakka with 7:33 remaining in the opening period.
 
Tyler Gaulin tied the game when Paul Doré set him up in the zone and Gaulin wrapped around the net and poked the puck in with 3:51 on the clock.
 
As the closing seconds of the first period ticked away, the Senators seemed poised to regain the lead, but Kohvakka withstood a barrage of shots before the buzzer sounded.
 
The second period was more of the same as Kohvakka and his Senators counterpart continually frustrating the players for the majority of the period.
 
The 18U’s jumped in front with 6:40 to go when Reese Farrell passed from behind the net to Carson Moe in the slot and Moe fired it past the Senators goalie.
 
The lead, however, did not last, as the Senators tied the game with 2:19 on the clock and grabbed the lead fifty seconds later.
 
True to form, the 18U’s tied the game again, this time with a goal by Jack Ring assisted by Farrell and Andrew Noel, with 50 seconds before the intermission.
 
Neither team could break the tie in the final period and the contest ended in a 3-3 deadlock.
 
The 18U’s return to action next Saturday when they face the Little Bruins at the New England Sports Center in Marlboro. The puck drops at 6:00 PM.
 
Photo credit: Josh Boyd/ USPHL
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16U’S FALL TO SENATORS
by posted 09/07/2019


Ashburnham, MA- Despite a two-point showing by Aidan McDonnell, the GBL Boston Jr. Bruins 16-and-under team fell to the Eastern Mass Senators 5-3 at Cushing Academy on Saturday.
 
 
The Senators found a hole in Bruins goaltender Ryan Dailida with  3:28 into the game, but the 16U’s tied it up when McDonnell set up Dylan LaMonica in the right corner, LaMonica hit Eamon Connaughton in the slot, and Connaughton fired it home with 11:56 to go in the first period.
 
The Senators, however, jumped ahead with a goal at 7:22 and stretched the lead to two goals just thirty-six seconds later.
 
Dominic Murphy pulled the 16U’s within one when he poked the puck in for a power play goal with 1:09 on the clock, but a power play goal by the Senators made it 4-2 with 32 seconds before the buzzer.
 
Neither team would score in the second period.
 
Andrew Webb and his Senators counterpart kept the teams off the scoreboard for much of the third period, but Joey Borelli pulled the 16U’s back within a goal when McDonnell sent him streaming down the left wing and his shot from the circle found the back of the net with 5:45 remaining.
 
The Senators, however, squashed any hopes of a comeback with a goal with 2:01 to play.
 
The 16U’s return to action on Saturday when they play a non-league game against the Boston Jr. Bruins at the New England Sports Center in Marlboro. Game time is 8:00 PM.
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BRUINS FALTER ON FINAL DAY OF TIER 1 FACEOFF
by posted 09/01/2019


Foxboro, MA- The GBL Boston Jr. Bruins ended the 2019 Tier 1 Faceoff on a down note with both teams coming up short in their matchups this morning.
 
18-and-under 2, Boston Jr. Eagles 6
 
The 18U’s bowed to the Boston Jr. Eagles 6-2 in the quarterfinal round to end their run at the 2019 Tier 1 Faceoff.
 
The Eagles got on the board first when they scored at the 7:01 mark of the first period. Two more goals, one at 11:41 and another at 17:14, gave the 18U’s a 3-0 deficit.
 
Zach Whitehead put the 18U’s on the board with four minutes left in the half when he took a pass from Jack Ring and skated into the zone. He and Bryce Bollman crashed the net and Whitehead slipped the puck across the line.
 
Forty four seconds after the intermission, the Eagles restored the three-goal lead and extended it to 5-1 with 8:19 on the clock.
 
Grady Friedman brought the 18U’s within three when he scored from the slot with assists from Chris Throndson and Andrew Noel, but the Eagles squashed any hope for a comeback when they scored with 2:28 remaining.
 
16-and-under 2, Islanders Hockey Club 5
 
The 16U team fell to the Islanders Hockey Club 5-2 on Sunday. Game details are not available.
 
The GBL Bruins return to action on Saturday when they travel to Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, MA, to play the Eastern Mass Senators. The 16U team kicks things off at 4:00 PM and the 18U’s take the ice immediately following the first game.
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TWO GAMES, TWO WINS FOR 18U’S AT TIER 1 FACEOFF
by posted 08/31/2019


Foxboro, MA- The GBL Boston Jr. Bruins went 2-0 on the second day of the Tier 1 Faceoff, notching an overtime win over Mid-Fairfield and finishing with a convincing triumph over the Springfield Pics.
 
18U 2, Mid-Fairfield 1 (OT)
 
Tyler Gaulin scored 36 seconds into overtime to give the 18U’s a 2-1 win over Mid-Fairfield in the morning game.
 
The 18U’s jumped out to an early lead when Reese Farrell sent Grady Friedman a pass across the neutral zone and Friedman stormed in toward the net and slipped the puck past the Mid-Fairfield goalie at the three minute mark.
 
“I saw their two defensemen watching the puck and saw an opening,” recalled Friedman. “Reese [Farrell] sent me a good pass, I drew the goalie over, and slipped it around him.”
 
Mid-Fairfield tied the game with 2:38 remaining in the second period, and neither team was able to put another one in during regulation, as Connor Hasley and his Mid-Fairfield counterpart withstood several great chances from both sides.
 
Gaulin then ended the game after Paul Doré sent him on a breakaway and he converted early in the extra session.
 
“It was a great win,” noted Friedman. “Tyler [Gaulin] really stepped it up in overtime and scored a huge goal. Their goalie played great. It was tough to get anything around him. We had to really move the puck and try for back door passes, and we weren’t really able to get many of those.”
 
18U 9, Springfield Pics 1
 
Liam Walsh netted a pair of goals to lead the 18U’s over the Springfield Pics 8-1 in the afternoon game on Saturday.
 
Just 1:18 into the contest, Jack Ring and Zach Whitehead set up Bryce Bollman, whose shot slipped past the goalie to open the scoring.
 
Springfield tied the game at the 5:06 mark, but Andrew Noel tallied from Carson Moe and Christopher Dowd at 9:33 to regain the lead.
 
Less than a minute later, Lucas Constantine rang up a shorthanded goal from the boards with an assist from Paul Doré.
 
With 12:05 on the clock, Ring made it a three-goal game he took a pass from Grady Friedman in the slot and fired it home. Dowd also assisted on the play.
 
Walsh grabbed his first of the game after pouncing on Teddy Griffin’s rebound, which was set up by Doré with 10:18 to go in the half.
 
Moe stretched the lead to 6-1 with 2:50 remaining when he scored from the left circle with help from Bollman and Noel.
 
The score held until about the halfway point when Mark Blaney sent Walsh on a breakaway and Walsh lit the lamp again.
 
Blaney put the 18U’s up by a touchdown with an unassisted goal with 3:59 to go, and Dowd rounded out the scoring with 48 seconds left when he scored from Ring and Griffin.
 
Both Veeti Kohvakka and Connor Hasley saw action, with Kohvakka getting the start.
 
The 18U’s will return to action at 11:10 AM in Foxboro.
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16U’S SPLIT SATURDAY GAMES AT TIER 1 FACEOFF
by posted 08/31/2019


Foxboro, MA- The GBL Boston Jr. Bruins 16-and-under team picked up a win over the Boston Bandits but dropped the late game against the Palmyra Black Knights in Saturday’s action at the Tier 1 Faceoff.
 
16U 4, Boston Bandits 1
 
The 16U team rebounded from their opening match in a big way as they defeated the Boston Bandits 4-1 on Saturday morning.
 
The Bandits drew first blood 3:02 into the game, but Dominic Murphy tied the game with an unassisted tally with 17:30 remaining in the first half.
 
“After the goal, the coaches told us to forget about it, just stay on them and play our game,” said Aidan McDonnell. “We were more comfortable playing with each other today and got used to each other’s playing styles, and we were able to tie the game quickly.”
 
Cam Sullivan put the 16U’s in front with 42 seconds on the clock with assists from Aidan McDonnell and Eamon Connaughton.
 
Damon Alexander stretched the lead to 3-1 when he took a pass in the slot from Luke O’Sullivan and knocked it home with 11:21 left in regulation.
 
McDonnell then made it a three-goal game when Cam Sullivan sent him screaming down the right wing. McDonnell cut toward the net and fired it past the Bandits goalie with 2:39 to play. Ryan Dailida picked up the win.
 
“Today, our mission was to prove that we were a lot better team than how we played yesterday, and it showed in our effort,” stated McDonnell.
 
16U 2, Palmyra Black Knights 3
 
The 16U’s bowed to the Palmyra Black Knights 3-2 despite a great effort that saw them controlling the play for much of the game.
 
Robert Martinello gave the 16U’s an early lead when he scored from the point at the 1:10 mark with assists from Joey Borelli and Dominic Murphy.
 
Twenty minutes later, the Black Knights tied the score with a power play goal.
 
Just 1:55 into the second half, Carter Patterson and Carter Rugg sent Aidan Tripp down the right wing and Tripp’s shot from the boards put the 16U’s back in the lead.
 
With just under 11 minutes to go, the Black Knights tied the game and then seized the lead with 6:12 remaining.
 
The 16U’s will conclude their weekend on Sunday at 11:10 AM at the New England Sports Village in Attleboro.
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A Tradition of Success- Boston Jr. Bruin Alum David Warsofsky
by Jr Bruins posted 02/19/2014


Jr Bruins alum David Warsofsky at home again in a Bruins sweater.
The Boston Jr. Bruins have experienced unparalleled success as a program, winning a number of State Championships as well as USA Hockey National Championships.  Many of our players have been able to build upon the success they have achieved as members of the Jr Bruins organization and take their talents to the next level.  Do you have what it takes to continue the tradition?  Join us and you will find out.
  

A Tradition of Success
College Alumni  (Last 10 years)

Kevin Hayes- Boston College
Matt Greene- Boston College
Joe Whitney- Boston College
Brian O'Hanley- Boston College
Justin Greene- Boston College
Ryan Fitzgerald- Boston College
Chris Bourque- Boston University
Boomer Ewing- Boston University
David Warsofsky- Boston University
Dan McGoff- Boston University
Steve Smolinsky- Boston University
Brendan Collier- Boston University
Robbie Baillargeon- Boston University
Malcolm Hayes- University of Maine
Billy Ryan- University of Maine
Richey Boyd- University of New Hampshire
Brad Malone- University of North Dakota
Alex Killorn- Harvard University
Patrick McNally- Harvard University
Alex berry- University of Massachusetts Amherst
Cory Quirk- University of Massachusetts Amherst
Richard Bachman- Colorado College
Sam Marotta- Merrimack College
R.J. Boyd- Michigan State
Broc Little- Yale University
Torin Snydeman- Northeastern University
Brendan Corcoran- Colgate University
Mark Goggin- Dartmouth
Nick Lovejoy- Dartmouth
Branden Komm- Bentley University
Pierce Norton- Providence College
Mike Wolff- Brown University
T.J. Massie- University of Massachusetts Lowell
Matt White- University of Nebraska-Omaha
Mike Conderman- Niagara University
Ryan Driscoll- Holy Cross
Mike Vecchione- Union College
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